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UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:27 p.m.

Walmart’s built a ragtag alliance of tech firms to battle Amazon

The Amazon menace has prompted a strategic shift inside Walmart’s headquarters.


UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 11:28 a.m.

Bank robbery suspect arrested at Shadle Walmart

Spokane police arrested a man Sunday evening suspected of robbing two area banks.


UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 6:48 p.m.

Walmart draws fire for ‘Impeach 45’ T-shirts

Walmart is under fire after its website offered T-shirts from third-party sellers with “IMPEACH 45” emblazoned across the front in big capital letters – a call to bring down the …


Walmart completes remodel of its Post Falls store

Walmart will hold a 7:30 a.m. Friday ribbon-cutting ceremony following the completion of a remodeling project at its store at 3050 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls.


UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Pastor who shot suspect in Tumwater carjacking spree tells his story

As he heard the gunshots from the back of the Tumwater Walmart, David George wondered if his family was safe — and then his training kicked in. George, a pastor …


Police identify suspect fatally shot by civilian at Walmart in Tumwater

Police have identified a 44-year-old man from McCleary, Washington, as the suspect who was shot and killed after a string of carjackings and a shooting Sunday at a Walmart store …


Bystander hailed as hero after killing suspect in spree of violence in Tumwater

A pair of carjackings and a chaotic hunt for a suspect ended Sunday afternoon with the shooting death of an armed man by a civilian in the parking lot of …


Dozens sickened in new salmonella outbreak, this time traced to pre-cut melons

At least 60 people have been sickened and dozens have been hospitalized with salmonella after tainted pre-cut melons were distributed to stores such as Walmart, Kroger, Costco and Whole Foods …


Walmart sues its former head of tax for jumping to Amazon

Walmart sued its former chief tax officer for violating her employment agreement by defecting to online rival Amazon.com, the latest broadside in the slugfest between the two retail giants.


UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 7:44 p.m.

Walmart to offer employees a college education for $1 a day

Walmart, the country’s largest private employer, announced Wednesday that it will pay for its workers to go back to school – as long as they get degrees in business or …


Walmart beats all around, with online sales rebounding

Walmart is reporting better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter with rebounding online sales.


‘Leery’ customers prompt Walmart to shelve self-scanning service

Walmart has ended a service where customers could ring up their own purchases, showing that old habits die hard even in the digital age.


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 5:38 p.m.

Walmart acknowledges labor violations, permits union logos

Walmart has settled a long-running battle with labor activists over the punishment of workers who claimed they were mistreated by managers for supporting efforts to organize by wearing union insignia.


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 7:21 p.m.

Walmart rushes into India, paying $16B for stake in Flipkart

The retail giant announced Wednesday that it would make a 77 percent stake in Flipkart, which since its founding more than a decade ago has evolved from a modest startup …


Idaho Supreme Court rules on slip-and-fall lawsuit

The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court must once again review a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Walmart.


UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:01 p.m.

Driver in deadly immigrant smuggling case gets life sentence

The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison.


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 3:38 p.m.

Walmart banks on tower power: North Spokane store included in Washington rollout

Walmart will add more than 500 “pickup towers” to stores across the U.S. this year, including the North Spokane location.


UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 7:44 p.m.

Walmart reportedly eyes deal with insurer Humana

Walmart may be looking to dive deeper into the rapidly evolving health care market by acquiring the insurer Humana, according to the Wall Street Journal.


Walmart removes Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout aisles

Walmart says it was a business decision to remove Cosmopolitan magazine from its checkout aisles, but some groups have raised concerns about the sexual content of the publication marketed to …


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:54 p.m.

20-year-old sues Dick’s, Walmart over new gun policies, alleges age discrimination

A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle this …


Dinner to go: Walmart to expand meal kits to more stores

Walmart wants a bigger slice of the crowded meal kits business, announcing Monday that it will offer easy-to-make dinners in more stores this year.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:42 p.m.

Walmart sets age of 21 to buy firearms, ammunition

Walmart says it will no longer sell firearms and ammunition to people younger than 21.


Walmart launching new clothing brands, joining Target, Amazon

The world’s largest retailer is unveiling four new lines for women, men and children with items from $5 to $30 that will be available Thursday.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Police body camera footage shows moments leading up to fatal Shadle shooting

Police released body camera footage that shows the dramatic moments leading up to a fatal police shooting at Shadle Center late last year.


Walmart to launch new online home shopping experience

Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover items based on their style.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 5:17 p.m.

Walmart’s plunge sinks retailers, breaks streak for stocks

The biggest drop in Walmart’s stock in 30 years and losses in other sectors pulled U.S. indexes lower Tuesday, snapping a six-day winning streak.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:53 p.m.

Walmart outlines wage increase details for Washington, Idaho employees

Nearly two weeks after announcing higher hourly wages and one-time bonuses for its employees, Walmart has provided more specifics what employees in Washington and Idaho will be receiving.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 2:28 p.m.

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 7:47 p.m.

Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam’s Clubs

Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing dozens of Sam’s Club warehouse stores across the country – a move that seems sure to cost jobs – on the same day …


Man accused of fraudulent return scheme targeting regional Walmart stores

Clarkston police officers arrested a 42-year-old Washington man who is accused of being involved in a fraudulent scheme to return stolen items at regional Walmart stores, allegedly making off with …